List of Events & Activities
The following are events and activities the community has created for this year to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
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Building Up Opportunities; Inspiring Change for DeafBlind Individuals and Advocating for Accessibility (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 2:45 PM-3:45 PM America/New_York (United States of America)
Join our webinar, “Building Up Opportunities: Inspiring Change for DeafBlind Individuals and Advocating for Accessibility.” This panel discussion brings experts and advocates together to explore challenges faced by the DeafBlind community and share strategies for creating a more accessible world. Don’t miss this chance to be part of the conversation driving positive change.
18 May 2023 – 19 May 2023 | 2:45 PM-8:30 PM Europe/Madrid (Spain)
EXPO+ACCESIBLE La primera feria virtual iberoamericana en su género. Un evento online dedicado al intercambio de conocimientos sobre la gestión y la promoción de la accesibilidad entre los sectores empresariales, para entender la inclusión de manera transversal y llevarla a la práctica día a día. Participarán profesionales, startups, productos y servicios, agencias de viajes, administración pública, entidades, consultoría, ingeniería, etc … Conecta de manera virtual tus productos o servicios con una comunidad global y dinámica abierta a conocer más acerca de cómo ser más inclusivos. ¡El tiempo de contingencia nos renueva! CONFERENCIAS EN DIRECTO Jueves 18 de mayo Viernes 19 de mayo
Learn more about EXPO+ACCESIBLE by V!VE 4all
[Webinar] GAAD: pense, fale e aprenda sobre acessibilidade e inclusão digital (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM America/Sao_Paulo (Brazil)
O GAAD (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) é o dia Mundial da Conscientização sobre a Acessibilidade é celebrado toda terceira quinta-feira do mês de maio, desde 2012. Em 2023, será celebrado no dia 18 de maio e tem como objetivo promover no mundo inteiro diálogos, reflexões e aprendizado sobre inclusão digital. Como referência em acessibilidade digital, a Hand Talk não poderia ficar fora desse grande dia e vamos trazer grandes profissionais em um webinar exclusivo, com tema: GAAD: pense, fale e aprenda sobre acessibilidade e inclusão digital. Nosso próximo Webinar que já tem data marcada! O nosso papo acontecerá no dia 18 de maio, às 15h, ao vivo no nosso canal do Youtube – Hand Talk TV: https://youtube.com/live/AS4rx6j2z7k?feature=share
िडिजटल एƛेिसिबिलटी के माȯम सेसशƅ बनना सीखŐ – Webinar on ‘Learn to Empower through Digital Accessibility’ (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Asia/Kolkata (Delhi, Delhi, India)
Rehabilitation Council of India in collaboration with Enable India foundation is organizing a webinar in Hindi on ‘Learn to Empower through Digital Accessibility’. Sessions on Accessible technologies at workplaces, Accessible learning platform for persons with learning disability, Learn to make your content accessible through latest accessible technologies, Addressing national and international guidelines for digital accessibility.
Learn more about िडिजटल एƛेिसिबिलटी के माȯम सेसशƅ बनना सीखŐ – Webinar on ‘Learn to Empower through Digital Accessibility’ by Rehabilitation Council of India
Achieving Digital Accessibility with a Global Team (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 4:00 PM-5:30 PM America/Chicago (United States of America)
Join us for this special Global Accessibility Awareness Day event to learn from a panel of digital accessibility experts from around the world who’ve worked around the world while staying at home. Global accessibility is being achieved across continents. It brings a host of challenges, such as:
- Working across language barriers
- Different time zones
- Cultural differences and laws
This event is a great opportunity to learn about accessibility from a global perspective!
Learn more about Achieving Digital Accessibility with a Global Team by Digital Accessibility by WeCo
Come and meet the AccessCat Network, the Accessibility Innovation Network of Catalonia (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 4:00 PM-4:45 PM Europe/Madrid (Spain)
In this online event the recently created AccessCat Network (Accessibility Innovation Network of Catalonia: Media, Education and Culture) will be officially presented. AccessCat, which gathers 12 research groups from 8 Catalan institutions, aims to become a flagship initiative on Accessibility in Information and Communication in Catalonia bridging the gap between academia, industry and society. We would like to hear from all interested stakeholders, so come and join us online. Let us know what your needs are so we can work together and find innovative solutions in accessible communication.
Breaking Barriers- Ensuring Accessibility for all (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM (India)
“Breaking Barriers: Ensuring Accessibility for All”. This theme highlights the importance of accessibility across all aspects of life, including physical, digital, and social environments, and emphasizes the need to break down barriers and ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to education, employment, and social participation.
Learn more about Breaking Barriers- Ensuring Accessibility for all by Sarthak Educational Trust
Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2023 Live Stream (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM America/New_York (Global)
Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a day to talk about digital accessibility for disabled people, and Everyone-Games is here to talk about how to make TTRPGs better. Join MostlyBlindGamer, Naomi Hazlett, and Jim from Knights of the Braille, live on Twitch as we discuss Accessibility Awareness Day, our current thoughts on overall TTRPG accessibility, and how to make TTRPGs more accessible. Catch us live to learn more! Everyone-Games is a group of volunteers promoting accessibility through online events, software solutions, games, social media activism, and working with game developers in the industry.
Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2023 Live Stream by Everyone-Games
Global Accessibility Awareness Day Panel Discussion on Building Accessibility into Websites (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 5:00 PM-6:00 PM America/Santo_Domingo (Global)
Join us for a panel discussion in honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on Building Accessibility into Websites featuring Nick Corbett, Tanner Gers, Steve Jones, and Amber Hinds. In this event, the panelists will share their insights and experiences in web accessibility work and discuss how to build accessibility into website design and development. The panelists will explore the different layers of accessibility and the challenges that users with disabilities may face on the web. Each panelist will share an example of something unexpected they learned about accessibility during their journey.
The Dream Team celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) (Virtual)
18 May 2023 | 5:00 PM-6:00 PM America/Los_Angeles (United States of America)
Join us for a fun and exciting event to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 18th, 2023. We will have a fun and engaging session with The Dream Team!
Learn more about The Dream Team celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) by The Accidental Ally